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date: 25 October 2020


A Dictionary of Chemistry
Jonathan LawJonathan Law, Richard RennieRichard Rennie

A poisonous compound, C15H12O6, produced by the fungus Aspergillus flavus. It is extremely toxic to farm animals and can cause liver cancer in humans. It may occur as a contaminant of stored cereal crops, cotton seed, and, especially, peanuts. There are four isomeric forms.... ...

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